Frustrations over attorney general's summary of Mueller report: The Washington Post

An associate of the Mueller team called the report "much more acute than (Bill) Barr suggested" in his four-page letter, according to the news outlet.
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And in particular, members of Robert Mueller's team who are reportedly unhappy with how the report was summarized by the attorney general, telling associates that what they discovered was more alarming. ABC's Mary Bruce on the hill for us. Reporter: Tonight, for the first time, members of Robert Mueller's team are reportedly sharing frustrations with how attorney general bill Barr is handling their record. According to "The Washington post," an associate of the Mueller team calls the report is "Much more acute than Barr suggested." Sources telling the post the evidence on obstruction of justice was "Alarming and significant." Barr has released a four-page letter, outlining his man conclusions, which is justice department says is not an attempt to summarize the report. But "The post" reports Mueller's team is frustrated because they prepared their own summaries, to be shared "In their own words and not in the attorney general's summary of their work." One official briefed on the issue tells "The post" those summaries were written "In a way that minimum redactions, if any, would have been necessary, and the work would have spoken for itself." There's an easy answer to this -- release the Mueller report as soon as possible. And let me just say -- the Mueller report will be released. Reporter: The justice department is pushing back, suggesting they couldn't release any of the summaries, because every page of Mueller's confidential report was marked with a notation that it may contain confidential material. Barr has promised to make public a redacted version soon. The president says he supports that. Let it come out, let people see it. That's up to the attorney general. Reporter: But today, he tweeted "There is nothing we can ever give to the Democrats that will make them happy." Republicans like trump's ally, senator Lindsey graham, wants to see more. I want the report to come out publicly, just for, you know, to let the public see what they got for their money. Reporter: Later, he told us he's standing by the attorney general. No concern at all that Barr's summary may not be an accurate reflection? Zero. Why would he do that? Mary Bruce on the hill tonight. And amid this new reporting that members of Mueller's team are not happy, tonight, house Democrats are demanding that the attorney general hand over those summaries, reportedly prepared by Mueller's team end that some maintain were ready for the public, but weren't turned over? Reporter: Yes, and not only those summaries, David. In light of these new reports, Democrats here on the hill are demanding to see all communications between the Mueller team and the justice department about this report and its disclosure to congress. David? Mary Bruce. We'll see you tomorrow night. In the race for 2020, Ohio

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